Holla Holla Ham Hock: Ja Rule has expressed interest in publishing a cookbook of microwaveable entrees, skills that he acquired in prison while serving 2 years for tax evasion.

Fever Dream?: It's been confirmed that Tom Hardy will play Elton John in the upcoming "musical spectacle" Rocketman.

After Conquering All Earthly Topics...: The Flaming Lips will be releasing a 6 song EP, Peace Sword, on October 29th inspired by the dystopian space epic Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card, whose film adaption is opening November 1st.

So So Go Listen to Them: Brooklyn punkers The So So Glos are reissuing some of their out of print records from '07 and '08.

Down But Not Out: Michael Jackson was named the highest earning dead celebrity raking in $160 million this past year surpassing Madonna (arguably less dead) at $125 million.

Seattle shredders Ubu Roi just released their Nice Dude 7", chock full of (head) bangerz with one of the cheekiest, most alarming album covers I've seen in awhile. Out on Help Yourself Records. The release show is tonight at Therapy Lounge at 9pm with So Pitted and Acapulco Lips!